This is just highlights not meant to be all inclusive!
Please remember many topics overlap. Resources to study for you exam are your textbook and folder.
Things to KNOW:
Water: differences between chemical make up, location, properties, temperature, flora and fauna
Technology: uses and advancement
Explorers & Scientist: EX: Darwin, Ballard, Ponce de Leon, etc.
Invertebrates;zooplankton, sponge, echinoderms, mollusks, arthropods, annelida, nemertea, platyhelminthes
Flora: phytoplankton, marine plants importance, examples of plants and grasses
Vertebrates:fish (Agnatha, Osteichthyes, Chondrichthyes), reptiles (Sea Snakes, Marine Iguana, Crocodiles, Sea Turtles), birds(shore birds, sea birds, diving birds), amphibians (a brief note about them), mammals (dolphins, whales(toothed vs baleen), seals, sea lions, walrus, polar bear)
Natural disasters:storms seeping
Human + & - influences: recreational, research, development